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Ross [née Duff Gordon], Janet Annlocked

(1842–1927)
  • Rosemary Mitchell

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Ross [née Duff Gordon], Janet Ann (1842–1927), traveller and author, was born on 24 February 1842 at 8 Queen Square, London, the daughter of Alexander Cornewall Duff Gordon (1811–1872), and his wife, Lucie Austin [see Gordon, Lucie Duff (1821-1869)]. Her parents moved in prominent social and literary circles: her father, a ...

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